Tony Altobelli, John’s brother, announced the service’s plans on his Facebook page Monday night.
The Orange Coast College Foundation has established an Altobelli family memorial fund. Donations can be mailed to the Orange Coast College Foundation at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, CA, 92626 or made through the foundation’s website. Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife Keri and their 13-year-old daughter Alyssa were among the nine victims in a tragic helicopter crash in last month. Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, were also killed in the accident. Per the Los Angeles Times, there’s now a foundation to support of the family:
J.J. Altobelli is currently a scout for the Red Sox, and the franchise set up a GoFundMe page to support the Altobelli family after the accident.
One week ago, Altobelli’s team, the OCC Pirates, . They are the defending state Junior College champions. The state title was the fourth in Altobelli’s storied career as he led his team to 705 wins in his 27 seasons. Altobelli also coached in the Cape Cod summer league, where he mentored Jeff McNeil of the Mets and Aaron Judge of the Yankees, among others.